Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Restaurant Review: Brewers Art

What better to do on a Friday night after a long day at work then go to a brewery? We first heard about Brewer’s Art from one of Val’s coworkers who told us we had to try the Resurrection Beer, or Res as he said the regulars call it.  He was pretty excited when talking about it [...]

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Restaurant Review: 8407

Well I think the flurry of local Silver Spring bloggers have provided enough reviews of Silver Spring’s newest restaurant 8407 – @8407 for you Tweeters - so I decided to keep the words succinct and the pictures abundant.  Enjoy the eye candy… Pictures aside, I’ve been to 8407 twice so far, and both times have been satisfying.  Prices are reasonable [...]

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Restaurant Review: Sidebar (@ Jackie’s)

Surprise! Jackie Greenbaum is at it again, this time opening up the speakeasy, fancy cocktail drinking, vinyl record playing, munchie snacking, Sidebar. In case you didn’t make it through the previous sentence, the bar is called Sidebar and its located adjacent to Jackie’s Restaurant – the two are connected via an inside doorway and also [...]

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Restaurant Review: Central Michel Richard

For my birthday dinner, Adam took me to Central. The restaurant won the 2008 James Beard award for Best New Restaurant, and Chef Richard was one of the first chefs in the country to offer a bistro edition to his classically French “haute cuisine” Citronelle. I personally enjoy this phenomenon because, as evidenced by this [...]

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Restaurant Review: Matchbox

Val and I have birthdays that are 7 days apart, so we normally wind up celebrating a birthday week, having various dinners, cakes, presents, etc throughout the week with friends and family.  This year’s birthday week was a bit more low key – not 73 different types of beer at Brickskeller – but fun all [...]